2 of Spades - Card of Removal (Work in Progress Revisited) - d. gould
The card often signifies a complete and forced change, such as a break in an important process in the querent’s life. This change can come about in many ways. One popular translation is a sudden loss of home or a sudden change in location. It can also mean a break or division in a relationship, the separation possibly being caused by death, scandal, gossip and/or deceit. If in regard to a particular love interest, the Two of Spades can be interpreted as a warning card, as it could indicate that separation or infidelity is quite likely.
Ace of Spades (work in progress) - d. gould
A card of great misfortune, spite and obsession, the Ace of Spades is also sometimes associated with death. It is a difficult ending and the loss of someone close. All troubles, bad luck, trials and tribulations fall within this card’s realm, including bad news, illness and miscarriages.
Ace of Clubs (work in progress) - d. gould
A popular translation attributes wealth, happiness, prosperity and unexpected financial gain to the Ace of Clubs. It speaks of the priviledge and ability to receive certain perks due to good looks and social status. However, it is also important to note that if this card is found within a difficult spread the card can also signal that the money may disappear almost as quickly as it comes.
Ace of Diamonds (work in progress) - d. gould
A card of change, the Ace of Diamonds often signifies a message, letter, package or gift whose content is more important. The sender is often determined by neighboring cards. However, the message itself is generally believed to be about money and is usually good news.
Ace of Hearts: The Love Card (work in progress) - d. gould
Known as the love card, the Ace of Hearts has a strong connection to happiness, relationship and love letters. A particularly favorable card, it can indicates that one’s troubles and problems are to be lifted. The card is also connected to the home and can sometimes mean a change in address.
South Boston Open Studios: Saturday, Nov 2 & Sunday, Nov 3 from 12pm to 6 pm.
Check out the deck of cards in it’s full glory before they go off to the printer!
- The Distillery is a converted rum distillery with an amazing view of the Boston skyline
- Check out artist spaces. The Distillery has a vast variety of artist (painters, sculptors, jewelry-makers, photographers, print makers, graphic artists, poets, people who work in collage, mixed media, installation, video, sound and beyond…)
- Be able to buy work directly from artists
- Free snacks
- Free beer (& other assorted beverages of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic persuasions),
Located at the Distillery (516 E 2nd St.), Studio 608
Free and open to the public. Child and dog friendly.
the bee charmer-inspired tote bag
Becca was a prolific writer, ardent reader, and lover of books. … Becca’s life was a daily inspiration filled with curiosity and the seemingly endless search for ‘more.’
As I write this, it’s almost been a full year since my close friend Becca passed away suddenly. In her memory, her parents, with the help of her friends (and perhaps even you), are trying to start a memorial fellowship at Smith College (her alma mater). The hope is for Becca’s “passion for, and achievements in, archival science and special collections to live on forever, in generations of Smith students to come." For the fund to become a reality, we have a year left to raise $150,000. We are currently only about a third of the way there and every little bit helps.
Inspired by her blog the bee charmer, I recently designed this bag that was lovingly screen-printed by my friend Fuchsia and is available for purchase. All proceeds will go directly to her memorial fellowship fund.
To purchase, check out the rebecca samay memorial fellowship fund and donate $10 ($7 for the bag, $3 to cover shipping). Fill in your address and the bag can be shipped.
King of Diamonds (work in progress) - d. gould
While a man of authority or influence, be wary that the King of Diamonds is also hot-tempered, obstinate and revengeful. It’s advisable to not approach him if he appears to be in a bad temper. He can prove to be a bitter rival or a fierce and dangerous competitor. If this card appears in a romantic context, it can indicate an abusive or deceitful lover. While the King of Diamonds might have the ability to be a great help, it doesn’t mean he will consent. In fact, he may very likely refuse.
BOSTON AREA, please re-blog!
this is the official (beautiful) artwork that cassandra long (fundrawtime) made for the becca show coming up on october 7th at the somerville theater.
the troops are rallying….jason webley is flying in, the dresden dolls are reuniting, neil and i are going to MC the evening, and this is basically going to be one of the most unforgettable, wonderful, family-like nights of music, film and joy and celebration of life than you can imagine.
there are still a few tickets left. most seats are $25, and gold circle tickets are $100 and include a hang after the show with the whole crew and one of the beautiful artwork prints. and there are still TWO $1000 seats left at the pre-show dinner table with me, neil, becca’s parents and a few other dinner guests. for info about that please contact Zoe.Feldman@gmail.com - you’ll be guestlisted so don’t buy tickets.
ALL the proceeds go to becca’s scholarship fund at smith. please come. we love you.
show is at 7 pm. ticket link:
the current list of performers/filmmakers/readers (and will probably expand):
The Dresden Dolls
This is going to be really fun. I’m planning to read some NEW STUFF for my bit, and I’ll be showing STATUESQUE, the short Bill Nighy film I wrote and directed… Please come. It’s for an excellent cause. Also…
DRESDEN DOLLS REUNION
Excited to announce two upcoming events this fall and I’m looking forward to officially announce a third secret event in October!
For now, here’s a quick rundown:
1. A Tribute to Rebecca Rosenthal: A Night of Music, Art & Remembering (featuring several people performing, including Amanda Palmer & Neil Gaiman) - Monday, October 7 at 7 p.m. at the Somerville Theatre in Davis Square
2. Open Studios - Saturday & Sunday, November 2 & 3 from noon to 6 at the Distillery in South Boston.
It’s shaping up to be a very exciting autumn, hope to see you there.
King of Spades (work in progress) - d. gould
An ambitious man, the King of Spades is also known for the potential of being self-serving. Translations describe this King as one who will cause problems in relationships. He will strive to get into the middle, and once there, he will divide, conquer and destroy.